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Code of Ethics

    This Code of Conduct for the Northeast Mississippi Human Resource Association ("NEMSHRA") has been adopted to promote and maintain the highest standards of professional and personal conduct among its members. By joining this Chapter, a member indicates his/her support for upholding this Code and the understanding of his/her individual responsibility to act in accordance with the following items, thereby assuring that all Chapter activities support the development, networking, and educational intents of this professional organization.

    As a member of the NEMSHRA, I pledge to

    • Maintain the highest standards of professional and personal conduct.
    • Strive for personal growth in the field of human resource management.
    • Support SHRM’s goals and objectives for developing the human resource management profession.
    • Instill in the public and other NEMSHRA members a sense of confidence about my conduct and intentions.
    • Uphold all laws and regulations relating to my activities.
    • Refrain from using my official positions, either regular or volunteer, to secure special privilege, gain or benefit for myself.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of privileged information.
    • Recognize that NEMSHRA meetings, events, and/or any other NEMSHRA activities are times for networking and development, not times for sales contacts or self-promotion.